Firefighters taken to hospital following large barn fire

DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — Three firefighters were taken to the hospital following a large barn fire in Darke County.

The fire sparked Sunday around 1:30 p.m. on State Route 121 just north of Weaver-Fort Jefferson Road.

Firefighters from multiple agencies were called to battle the flames.

Officials said the bales of hay created problems. It took them hours to douse the flames and smoke.

Medics rushed three firefighters to the hospital for injuries. Multiple personnel on scene were treated for heat related problems.

No word yet on what caused the fire.

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